ASI Retains Gold Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner
Alexandria, VA (February 26, 2010) — Advanced
Solutions International (ASI) today announced it has retained Gold
Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program, recognizing
ASI’s expertise and impact in the technology marketplace.
As a Gold Certified Partner, ASI
has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven
ability to meet customers’ needs.
Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set
of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a
competitive advantage in the channel.
The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in
October 2003 and represents Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to the
success of partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated
partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the
total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and
delivers more value to help partners’ businesses be
"We are extremely pleased to have retained Gold Certified Partner
status in the Microsoft Partner Program. This allows us to clearly
promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our customers,"
said Bob Alves, Chairman and CEO of ASI. "The benefits provided through
our Gold Certified Partner status will allow us to continue to enhance
the offerings that we provide for customers."
"Customers are looking for partner companies that can bridge the gap
between their business demands and technology capabilities," said
Allison Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group
at Microsoft Corp. "They need to trust in a company that can act as an
expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. Microsoft
Gold Certified Partners, which have certified expertise and direct
training and support from Microsoft, can build a positive customer
experience with our technologies. Today, Microsoft recognizes ASI as a
Gold Certified Partner for demonstrating its expertise in providing
customer satisfaction using Microsoft products and technology."
Advanced Solutions International (ASI) is the largest, privately
owned global provider of software for member and donor-based non-profits
and has served nearly 3000 customers and millions of users worldwide
since 1991. ASI is the developer of iMIS, an
upgradeable software solution for managing associations, membership,
non-profits, and fundraising. iMIS 15, the
latest evolution of iMIS, leverages
Microsoft's .NET development platform to provide a flexible and open